Tag Archives: Knowledge Ecology International

Update from India on Xtandi (Enzalutamide) for cancer treatment

In January 2016, KEI and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment petitioned the US the Department of Health and Human Services or the National Institutes of Health to use the federal government rights in the patents on the prostate cancer … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Treaty threatens public health: patent law and medical procedures

Source: Elgar online Alexandra Phelan and Matthew Rimmer Doctors, surgeons, and physicians around the Pacific Rim should be concerned by the proposals revealed by WikiLeaks in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). One of the most controversial features of the TPP is the proposal … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks reveals secretive TPP agreement

Source:East Asia Forum

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Survey: US Health Agency Should Use Patent Rights To Keep Drugs Affordable

Source: IP Watch 29th August 2013 A new survey supports the argument of public health advocates that pharmaceuticals resulting from government-funded research in the United States should be no more expensive than in other similar countries, and that patent rights … Continue reading

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KEI Closing statement at Marrakesh

Source: KEI KEI Closing statement at Marrakesh Diplomatic Conference Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or otherwise Print Disabled This was read by James Love June 27, 2013 Marrakesh Morocco Mr. … Continue reading

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KEI (press) statement on adoption of Marrakesh Treaty for Blind

Source: KEI Thursday, June 27, 2013, noon Marrakesh time. Statement by James Love Director, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) “Today delegates elevated the status of and opportunities for persons who are blind or have other disabilities. This is the first treaty … Continue reading

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Witnesses at U.S. Trade Hearing Offer Opinions (and Warnings) on Intellectual Property in Upcoming Negotiations with the EU

Source: Infojustice June 4,2013 Today the Obama Administration’s inter-agency Trade Policy Staff Committee held the first day of its two-dayhearing on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).  Many of the witnesses who testified in the afternoon offered comments related to … Continue reading

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